Project

Young adults and antisocial behaviour enforcement

Building on work we completed last year, we are carrying out a series of activities to further explore how antisocial behaviour (ASB) measures are being used to sanction young adults (18 to 25 year olds), particularly in areas where use of the measures is high.

News

In conversation with Alex S Vitale

After Alex S Vitale's appearance at Conway Hall last week to launch his new book, The End of Policing, our Research Fellow Connor Woodman and Novara's Sam Swann discuss with Alex the role of police in society and ask what the alternatives might be.

23 March 2018
Comment

I would give up... the police service

I would give up the police service, particularly the uniformed branch, and its officers.

There is no evidence that they are effective in any of the tasks and functions they set themselves...

By 
Professor Tim Hope
5 March 2014
Comment

Holding the police to account

Police corruption has traditionally been conceptualised as an abuse of power and authority by individual officers. Such definitions have tended to result in a restrictive understanding of 'rogue'...